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Why do I need to replace my timing belt?

Why do I need to replace my timing belt?

  Most of us have heard something about timing belt replacement. But there still remains so many questions! Does my car need the timing belt replaced? What happens if I don’t get my timing belt replaced, does it ruin my engine? How often should the timing belt be replaced? Do I have to replace the water pump with the timing belt? Are there any warning signs that my timing belt is wearing out? Why does it seem so expensive? Does my car even have a timing belt? These are just a few of the questions floating around the automotive universe. Let’s take the guesswork out of the picture and make it simple. The best way to find out if your vehicle even has a timing belt and if it needs to be replaced is to consult with your automotive repair facility – namely, Denny’s Auto - you know, the ones you trust! If your vehicle has a timing belt, the team at Denny’s Auto recommend replacing it every 90k miles or earlier depending on manufacturer requirements. Ther ... read more

Your Vehicle's Batting Average

Your Vehicle's Batting Average

Do you know your car’s batting average?    In baseball, a batting average is an average of how many times a player gets on base, due to a hit.  The higher the average the better the hitter. The greatest hitters in baseball history have batting averages just over .300.  That means they are failing to get a hit and get on base 70% of the time! Is your vehicle getting a hit for you and getting you where you need to go?  Or is your vehicle failing 70% of the time?    Your vehicle’s batting average should be .999, if not 1.000!  If your car's batting average reflects that of the All-Star Mike Trout, we can do better.  Your vehicle needs to be reliable and safe for you, on every startup, every turn, and every on-ramp.  In other words, your car should be getting a hit for your 100% of the time! Let’s look at some ways of raising your car's batting average.    The first and easiest way to ra ... read more

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